Accounting, MBA

MBA Concentration: Beginning Fall 2021

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Why you should earn your MBA in Accounting at JBU


Whether working for a local company or a multinational conglomerate, you will have the skills and knowledge to succeed. Accounting provides students and managers with the information needed to make effective decisions for the future. In JBU's Accounting MBA program, you will learn the critical concepts that manage accounting data, drive financial reporting, and influence managerial decisions.

JBU's MBA program is ranked the #1 Most Affordable Online MBA Program by in 2021.

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Who is the MBA in Accounting for?

This program is for people who want to add depth to their accounting knowledge beyond a bachelor’s degree and get a more well-rounded business and administration background. It is also for those who want to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). You'll take a deep dive into more advanced accounting principles and gain credits toward professional certifications. 

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Schedule a call with an admissions counselor to learn more about the Accounting MBA program.

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Study Accounting

Pursuing an MBA in Accounting helps students acquire broad knowledge for managerial decisions while also providing in-depth knowledge of accounting practices. Through the MBA in Accounting, you will gain the knowledge needed to make effective decisions for the future and develop the skill set you need to differentiate yourself from your peers. 


91% of JBU graduate students landed within 6 months of graduation, according to a survey conducted by the JBU Career Development Department for 2018-2019 graduates.*

*landed: employed, grad school, volunteer, or military

Program length 

MBA program: Takes two years to complete. Requires 36-45 hours, depending on whether a student has undergraduate coursework in a business-related field. 

Program Format

The MBA in Accounting can be completed 100% online or through a combination of online and in-person classes at the John Brown University Rogers Center.  

All JBU business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP is an accrediting organization dedicated to improving the quality of business schools and programs around the world, and ultimately to improving the practice of business in every industry around the world. Member institutions adhere to the highest standards and focus on student learning outcomes, providing the kind of education that is relevant to the marketplace.

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Benefits of JBU's MBA in Accounting program


Option to complete your coursework on your schedule through the flexible, fully online graduate program.

Receive one-on-one support and feedback from professors.

Earn credit hours toward professional certification standards through the Accounting MBA.

Graduate feeling equipped to honor God and serve others by studying accounting from a biblical worldview.


Degree Requirements: 36 hour Curriculum for the Program



BUS 7013 Managerial Accounting

BUS 7033 Organizational Management & Leadership

BUS 7113 Marketing Strategies

BUS 7223 Managerial Economics

BUS 8003 Managerial Finance

BUS 8033 Christian Foundations of Business

BUS 8043 Quantitative Methods for Business

BUS 8793 Designing & Executing Strategies

Accounting Concentration

ATG 7263 Advanced Taxation

ATG 7213 Accounting Information Systems

ATG 7293 Advanced Accounting

ATG 7183 International Accounting

*Undergraduate Prerequisites:

ATG 3103 Intermediate Accounting 1

ATG 3113 Intermediate Accounting 2

ATG 3153 Federal Taxation 1


*These classes are only offered in-person on JBU's main campus if you want or need to complete them through JBU